Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen
Scope and Contents
Two photocopies of typewritten manuscript. Describes the lives of Niels Petersen and his wife, Mary Mortensen Petersen, from their birth in Denmark, their conversion to the Mormon Church, their journey to the United States to settle in Utah, and their assignment to assist in establishing Mormon colonies along the Little Colorado River in northern Arizona. Author concentrates on the family's experiences in Arizona, noting in detail relations with the Indians, problems with outlaws and thieves, and family life.
- approximately 1936
- Petersen, Joseph Lorenzo (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (19 leaves)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Life sketches of Niels Petersen and Mary Mortensen Petersen
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- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 16
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.